BAITADI — The vaccines for Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) have been administered to around 80,000 children in Baitadi district.
“The vaccination campaign which kicked off on May 8 in two phases has concluded,” District Health Office, Baitadi Vaccination Official, Birendra Bhatta said.
The health office had initially set a goal of vaccinating 72,000 children in the age group 1 – 15, but it shot past the target.
The vaccination for Japanese encephalitis was carried out for the first time in Baitadi with the mosquitoes menace gradually on the rise in this far-western hilly district.
A total of 400 medical workers and 831 women health volunteers were mobilized for the campaign.
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost